As used in this article:

(a) “Local public entity” means any public entity other than the state.

Terms Used In California Code of Civil Procedure 708.710

(b) “Public entity” means the state, a county, city, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision in the state.

(c) “State” means the State of California.

(d) “State agency” means a state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency claims against which are paid by warrants drawn by the Controller.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1364, Sec. 2. Operative July 1, 1983, by Sec. 3 of Ch. 1364.)